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Alumni & Development Associate
Category: Education
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Alumni & Development Associate
Job Title:
Alumni & Development Associate

York Technical College

Opening Date:
Tue. 06/05/18

Closing Date/Time:
Mon. 06/25/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range:
Depends on Qualifications

Agency Hiring Range:
Min: $32,838.00 Max:$46,799.00

Job Type:
FTE - Full-Time

York County, South Carolina

Normal Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

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Job Responsibilities
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+ Philanthropic Support - Plan, develop, and execute programs to engage, cultivate, and solicit alumni and community prospects to create an ongoing base of annual giving resources. Establish annual fund objectives, timelines, and multi-year goals. Effectively plan and coordinate annual fund campaigns and special events to engage alumni, college faculty, staff, students, and the community. Develop and maintain a portfolio of up to $1,000 donor prospects through the identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship process. Develop and execute Phonathon Program strategies; responsible for the recruiting, organizing, training, directing, and retaining of volunteers and student callers, to include training of effective annual fundraising methods. Work collaboratively with other College Advancement team members to support department initiatives and help attain and maximize Foundation and College goals.

+ Alumni Engagement and Development Programs - Forms strong working relationships with internal and external constituents, college faculty and staff, and corporate partners who have high rates of employment for York Tech alumni. Coordinates career development and life-long learning programs for alumni. Responsible for recruiting and organizing alumni volunteers to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that leads to alumni giving. Performs solicitation and discovery research on prospective and assigned alumni constituents. Develop and implement a comprehensive alumni and stewardship program through personal visits, events, appeals, correspondence, newsletters, and impact and stewardship reports. Monitor donor acquisition, recognition, engagement, and retention. Effectively plan and coordinate special events for special programs and projects as needed. Identify outstanding alumni worthy of college-wide and community recognition through the creation of an alumni awards program and development of standardized award nomination and review processes.

+ Development and Alumni Communications - Responsible for aligning printed materials, website, and social and digital media with the York Tech Foundation and College Advancement plans for alumni, donor, and community relations. Work collaboratively with the Strategic Communications and Marketing Department to develop creative marketing and communication plans for alumni, development, and Foundation projects and events. Create reports, presentations, and other communications for leadership. Monitor industry trends and make recommendations for changes and enhancements. Develop and write proposals to public and private corporations and foundations through researching and compiling institutional information for projects requiring funding. Identify potential funding sources to align with existing and future College programs. Assist faculty and staff with the evaluation and development of proposal concepts. Monitor tracking reports of submitted proposals and donor activity.

+ Special Events and Affinity partnerships - Plan and lead special events and fundraisers to support the mission of the College and the Foundation. Coordinate timelines, sponsorship levels, secure financial support, and assist in the development of marketing and solicitation materials. Coordinate events and programs to engage alumni, students, and community members to develop affinity building programs for the student ambassador, pre-alumni, and philanthropy clubs. Create benefits for alumni programs by identifying, developing, and securing affinity program partnerships.

+ Other Duties - Perform other duties as assigned and/or related to the College Advancement division and the College as a whole.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in a related field, and one (1) year of experience with alumni/client relations, fundraising, special events planning, grant writing, non-profit development and/or advancement services. Experience with proposal development and grant writing a plus. Two (2) or more years of higher education experience a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; Proven experience in fundraising and development functions; Ability to monitor and assist with leadership for multiple projects and programs, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work well under pressure; Strong computer skills and demonstrated familiarity with constituent database programs, MS Office, web applications, and knowledgeable of the role of technology and electronic communication in fundraising. Ability to work with various internal and external resources to produce video, mail, and other marketing and promotional materials for fundraising and alumni engagement efforts. Demonstrated skill in strategic communications, including message development and communications planning, is strongly preferred. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Ability to work flexible hours; some evening, weekend, and overnight travel will be required. Ability to travel the tri-county service area.

Additional Comments:

Please attach a copy of unofficial transcripts for full consideration. A resume' may not be submitted in lieu of completing the application.

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